Free Starlight Concerts are presented every summer by the City of Evanston. The 2013 series features 17 outdoor concerts at six park locations throughout the City.
All performances are free to the public, and will take place from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. New this year: At most Starlight Concerts food trucks will be on site for dining pleasure.
In the event of inclement weather, rain site information will be available after 4:30 p.m. on the show date by calling 847-448-8258, 847-448-8260 or 311. The rain site is Levy Senior Center for Dawes, James and Brummel Park concerts and Fleetwood-Jourdain Center for Twiggs, Harbert and Bent Park concerts.
June 20: Gizzae (Reggae), James Park
June 25: Charlie Baran y Grupo Gringo (Latin Rhythms), Bent Park
June 27: The Blank Tapes, Song Preservation Society (Indie rock), James Park
July 2: Sleepy LaBeef (Rockabilly Hall of Famer), Bent Park
July 9: Expo ‘76 (70s AM radio gold), Twiggs Park
July 11: Dustbowl Revival (Americana & New Orleans jazz), James Park
July 16: T.L. Williams, Yemi Marie, G-Twinz (MusicQuest Showcase), Harbert Park
July 18: 4onthefloor (Stomping blues rock), James Park
July 23: Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band (Raw country blues), Dawes Park
July 25: The Congregation (Dynamic soul collective), Brummel Park
July 30: Front of House (Contemporary dance hits), Dawes
Aug. 6: Black Bear Combo (Balkan brass), Dawes Park
Aug. 8: South Boulevard (w/ Cecil Holden), Blues rock covers), Twiggs Park
Aug. 13: Chris Greene Quartet (Jazz), Dawes Park
Aug. 20: Ted Sirtota’s Heavyweight Dub (Dub reggae), Dawes Park